Questions On Earthquakes And Volcanoes! Trivia Quiz

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Questions On Earthquakes And Volcanoes! Trivia Quiz

How much do you know about earthquakes and volcanoes? Do you think you can pass this quiz? Regarding this quiz, you will be responsible for knowing what is created when a volcano falls in on itself, what a break in the earth’s crust along which crusts move is called, what is melted rock that reaches the earth’s surface called, and what is a holding pool for hot magma. This quiz is all about earthquakes and volcanoes. You must take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Earth's outermost layer is the _________________.
    • A. 

      Core

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Mantle

    • D. 

      Plate

  • 2. 
    The middle of Earth's three layers is the __________________.
    • A. 

      Core

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Mantle

    • D. 

      Plate

  • 3. 
    The innermost layer of Earth is the __________________.
    • A. 

      Core

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Mantle

    • D. 

      Plate

  • 4. 
    A vocano can fall in on itself, creating a large basin called ________________.
    • A. 

      A crater

    • B. 

      An epicenter

    • C. 

      A fault

    • D. 

      A plate

  • 5. 
    A break in the Earth's crust along which rocks move is called __________.
    • A. 

      An eathquake

    • B. 

      An epicenter

    • C. 

      A fault

    • D. 

      A volcano

  • 6. 
    The point underground where the earthquake's movement first take place is called the ________.
    • A. 

      Crater

    • B. 

      Epicenter

    • C. 

      Fault

    • D. 

      Focus

  • 7. 
    The point on Earth's surface right above the spot where the first movement of an earthquake occurs is called the earthquake's ________.
    • A. 

      Crater

    • B. 

      Epicenter

    • C. 

      Fault

    • D. 

      Focus

  • 8. 
    Melted rock that reaches Earth's surface is called _____________.
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Lava

    • D. 

      Magma

  • 9. 
    Melted rock inside the Earth is called _______.
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Lava

    • D. 

      Magma

  • 10. 
    A _______ is a tube in a volcano that carries hot melted rock to the surface.
    • A. 

      Crater

    • B. 

      Fault

    • C. 

      Magma chamber

    • D. 

      Vent

  • 11. 
    An underground holding pool for hot magma is called a ________________.
    • A. 

      Magma chamber

    • B. 

      Crater

    • C. 

      Fault

    • D. 

      Vent

  • 12. 
    What is Earth's hottest layer?
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Core

    • D. 

      Ocean floor

  • 13. 
    Earth's plates move very slowly across Earth's surface on a thin layer of partly melted _____.
    • A. 

      Core

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Volcanic ash

    • D. 

      Crust

  • 14. 
    Scientists can _________ earthquakes by using seismographs, the Mercalli scale, and the Richter scale.
    • A. 

      Measure

    • B. 

      Predict

    • C. 

      Weaken

    • D. 

      Cause

  • 15. 
    Christchurch has hundreds of earthquakes each year because there is a large ________ running through the state.
    • A. 

      Epicenter

    • B. 

      River

    • C. 

      Crater

    • D. 

      Fault

  • 16. 
    Some volcanoes form new_______ as plates move apart and magma rises to the surface of the crust.
    • A. 

      Volcanoes

    • B. 

      Ocean floor

    • C. 

      Earthquakes

    • D. 

      Mantle

  • 17. 
    Different kinds of _______ form different kinds of volcanic mountains.
    • A. 

      Eruptions

    • B. 

      Cinders

    • C. 

      Slopes

    • D. 

      Energy waves

  • 18. 
    How are Tsunamis caused?
    • A. 

      Heavy rain

    • B. 

      Earthquakes

    • C. 

      Large tides

    • D. 

      Ocean currents

  • 19. 
    Once a tsunami hits land it loses energy and the waves stop.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which country was hit by a major tsunami in 2011?
    • A. 

      Hong Kiong

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Vietnam

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 21. 
    What does "Tsunami" mean?
    • A. 

      Harbour wave

    • B. 

      Large surf

    • C. 

      Run for your life

    • D. 

      Special wave

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